Hyderabad: Deaflympics gold medallist shooter Dhanush Srikanth and ISSF World Cup star Surabhi Bhardwaj have been on Saturday felicitated by Olympic medallist Gagan Narang and his Gun For Glory Capturing Academy (GFG).
Additionally felicitating the 2 shooters from Telangana was Niranjan Reddy, the primary coach Narang, for bringing glory to the nation with their wonderful performances within the worldwide area.
Dhanush, who’s the present Asian champion, clinched two gold medals in 10m air rifle class on the not too long ago concluded twenty fourth Summer season Deaflympics in Brazil.
Surabhi received a silver medal within the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
Each Dhanush and Surabhi, who’ve gone by means of a variety of hardships, shared their journey of reaching the elite stage in capturing.
The shooters expressed how the help of Gagan Narang Sports activities Promotion Basis (GNSPF) and Gun For Glory Capturing Academy helped them practice underneath prime coaches and get entry to the most recent capturing tools.
The shooters are merchandise of Narang’s undertaking and GNSPF’s flagship programme referred to as Challenge Leap in affiliation with Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ).
By way of the undertaking athletes are supplied 100 per cent scholarship for his or her coaching wants.
Surabhi is an element of the present Challenge Leap programme, whereas Dhanush and Esha Singh are Challenge Leap alumni.
Narang praised the state authorities’s initiative to felicitate World Champion boxer Nikhat Zareen of Hyderabad, and hoped that the state authorities additionally boosts the morale of different achievers from the state.
“We’re delighted to know that the federal government has not too long ago felicitated boxer Nikhat Zareen and shooter Esha Singh.
“We hope that Dhanush, who has received 2 gold medals at Deaflympics, which is at par with Olympic Video games, and likewise with Surabhi Bhardwaj who has received a person medal in the identical match as Esha Singh, additionally get the identical honour by our Chief Minister and the State authorities,” Narang stated.